Body of unidentified male found in Lake Michigan

MICHIGAN CITY – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after the body of an unidentified male was discovered in Lake Michigan.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, the United States Coast Guard responded to the area just offshore from the Michigan City Lighthouse and recovered the body.

The unidentified victim is described as a white or Hispanic male with dark hair, wearing dark-colored shorts and white tennis shoes. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Indiana Conservation Officers Central Dispatch Center at 812-837-9536.

Indiana Conservation Officers and the LaPorte County Coroner’s Office will continue to investigate.

Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted by the United States Coast Guard, Michigan City Police Department, and the LaPorte County Coroner’s Office.